Eric Wilson serves as the Lead Teaching Minister of University Church of Christ in Malibu. He previously served as an Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion as well as Spiritual Life at Pepperdine University. Wilson is a certified Spiritual Director, Executive Coach and is a religion blogger. He is an award-winning playwright and theatrical director. His work has been published and performed around the country including the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Eric is a spoken word artist with the 9 Beats Collective, an international group of musicians and thought leaders reimagining the teachings of Jesus for a new generation. Wilson serves as a Spiritual Director for The Summit, a leadership gathering convened by Sojourners. And his book, Faith: The First Seven Lessons was released Fall of 2016.